Kazakhstan

10 April 2014

Kazakh Red Crescent takes anti-TB message into communities

We can stop TB! That is the ambitious message from Red Crescent Society of Kazakhstan which has intensified its effort to prevent the disease with a new campaign.
State-of-the-art disaster preparedness centre opens its doors to public
19 December 2013

State-of-the-art disaster preparedness centre opens its doors to public

The Kazakh Red Crescent, last week unveiled a new, state-of-the-art emergency response training centre in Almaty.
Kazakhstan: Tackling TB and HIV co-infection
24 March 2010

Kazakhstan: Tackling TB and HIV co-infection

On the northern Kazakh steppe lies the ‘metal town’ of Temirtau, named after the heavy industry that dominates the city.
23 March 2009

Kazakhstan: Leading by example in the fight against TB

Rosa, a former client of the Kazakhstan Red Crescent, contracted HIV through drug use and later caught tuberculosis (TB) in prison following a drug-related conviction.
Winning the fight against TB/HIV co-infection in Kazakhstan
20 March 2008

Winning the fight against TB/HIV co-infection in Kazakhstan

TB/HIV co-infection has become a public health emergency in many countries.
Kazakhstan: Red Crescent provides emergency help in the wake of devastating floods
13 March 2008

Kazakhstan: Red Crescent provides emergency help in the wake of devastating floods

Following an initial emergency operation to provide immediate assistance to thousands of people left destitute and homeless after devastating floods hit southern Kazakhstan last month, the Red Crescent has identified 370 particularly vulnerable families,
Kazakhstan: turning the TB tide
22 March 2007

Kazakhstan: turning the TB tide

Sholpan Gabdesh carefully unpacks the heavy parcels that Valentina Syrovyatkina, a Kazakh Red Crescent nurse, has carried up to her fourth floor flat on a bleak estate in the northern Kazakh town of Kokshetau, some 300 km from the Russian border.
27 February 2007

Sex and drugs in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan has the fastest growing HIV rate in Central Asia, fuelled by drug trafficking from Afghanistan into Russia.
Central Asia’s elderly suffer in silence
13 August 2004

Central Asia’s elderly suffer in silence

If it were left to her pension, Evdokia Davydochkina would be in trouble.
World TB Day: the Red Crescent alarms public in Kazakhstan
25 March 2004

TB causes public health crisis in Kazakhstan

As Directly Observed Therapy Short-course (DOTS), the tuberculosis treatment system recommended by the World Health Organization, is introduced in Central Asia, a growing public health concern is the large numbers of patients who fail to complete their co
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